enter password for default keyring to unlock

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Wed Jul 2 14:47:29 UTC 2008

max wrote:

>>> I believe that you an remove the current password by removing the file
>>> .gnome2/keyrings/default.keyring
>> This worked for me. I deleted that file, logged out, logged back in,
>> NetworkManager brought up the usual dialog to authenticate to the
>> wireless system. Logged out & in a few times to see if the keyring
>> dialog would come back, it didn't. Maybe it will come back when my
>> wireless session expires? At which point, if I enter my login
>> password, it should be okay? I hope?

> Install keyring manager and then you can remove/add keyrings and such.
> Just play with it a little and you'll get the hang of it.

But what is the point of this absurd rigmarole?

One would have thought there were enough problems with NM
without inventing still more hurdles for people to jump over.

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